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iamnsuperman1023d ago

I do sort of like the PS4's look (grown on me) but they aren't the best looking things to come out. I don't particularly mind (all what matters is what is on the inside and what they do with it) but with companies obsessed with image and looking ultrachic (because the thing in is looking ultrachic) it seems they all missed the ball here

mattdillahunty1023d ago (Edited 1023d ago )

to be honest, i would probably go with...

1. black Wii U
2. PS4
3. Xbox One

i like the small, sleek look of the black Wii U. it just looks more sleek and elegant while the other two look big and blocky in comparison.

iamnsuperman1023d ago

I am personally not a fan of the shiny black look. Actually I hate when companies use that finish for their products.

My order would be
PS4
Black Wii U
Xbox One (not a fan of the way they have done the half shiny half matte look. Very weird)
White Wii U (white products for me look naff)

Donnieboi1023d ago (Edited 1023d ago )

I kinda disliked the ps4 design at first, until I saw the mock-ups of it in silver and in white. The lighter shades really bring out the design a lot more. Plus it reminds me of ps one a little more.

PigPen1023d ago

The Wii U is the best looking console.

1. Wii U
2. Xbox One
3. Playstation 4

That's the order I will give the consoles.

mewhy321023d ago

Well the PS4 looks like the future, the WiiU looks like a bigger more rounded Wii, and the xbone looks like a 1980's VCR.

True_Samurai1023d ago

^^^^ But the ps4 looks like a burnt eraser while the x1 blends in good with the TV etc

Prime_281023d ago

I agree the black Wii U is definitely the sexiest looking console.

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heihoosilver1023d ago

I don´t like either, for me the best looking console of all time is the Megadrive 1, good looking and sexy, Ps4 and Xbox one look like "boxes".

DecoyOctopus1023d ago (Edited 1023d ago )

I like the PS4 it kinda looks like a PS2 slim but it has a blue tron like light on it that looks awesome. The xbox one looks like a huge vcr though. But in the end all that matter is games.

JsonHenry1023d ago

I must be the only person that thinks the PS4 and Xbox1 both look like decent additions to the media cabinet. Neither one screams "geek" or "look at me!". They both will blend in nicely without being an eyesore.

hazardman1023d ago

The best non bias comment ive read so far.
I personally like the look of both and both will look sexy right under my 40" Panasonic Viera(which has that piano black finish). Man i cant wait!!

Crazyglues1023d ago

To me the new PS4 is fine, I don't think people realize how small it is, it's about the same size as the Slim...

-So when you put it on a stand I think it's going to look really nice, for me I'm putting it on my desk so I think it's going to look pretty sexy standing up..

Give it a little time it will grow on you..

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MysticStrummer1023d ago

I don't think either console's design is the best ever, but I do like PS4's better. The angles make a huge difference, and that blue light looks cool, though it would look better if it went all the way across.

Neither is hideous.

avengers19781023d ago

I don't much care how a console looks, I care how it preforms.
That said they all look kind of bad.
Wii u looks to much like wii
Xb1 does look like a VCR
And PS4 looks like a box that was in a wind tunnel for a long time

Tsar4ever011022d ago (Edited 1022d ago )

I don't think either console design's look bad. XB1 looks exactly what it's aspired to be, A "jack of all trades" SET TOP BOX. Mission accomplished MS.

The PS4 looks like a slight attempt to re-imagine the GREATNESS that hung around the PS2 era while maintaining the tried a true ability the be played vertical as well as horizontal. Giving it that angled SLANT kinda reminds me of those GILLETTE RAZORS commercials for some reason, lol. Simple, no non- sense design with elegance.

But hey! There's a really cool blue LIGHT BAR that turns on the system chassis when the console is powered. Man, wouldn't be something if that light bar could change to all the colors of the PlayStation icons on the D-pad buttons and light bar on the controller pad?

Yeah, just like the Alienware X51-PC console chassis user-customization lighting effects. That would be FIRE!!!

gintoki7771022d ago

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. lol

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LeonhartX1023d ago

Its not the best looking playstation but i really like it, it's elegant and simple.

GribbleGrunger1023d ago (Edited 1023d ago )

I actually think the PS4 is the best looking console Sony have ever released. I never liked the PS2s look (until the slim) and I dislike the extra slim PS3 with it's ugly corrugation. This looks slick and modern. Twill be buffed and hoovered regularly to keep it looking as pristine as the day I unbox it, and if anyone dare put a fingerprint on it, they will be summarily shot.

360ICE1023d ago

As far as consoles go, I think One is by far the best looking Xbox and PS4 looks maybe even a little bit better than Xbox One.

IcicleTrepan1023d ago

ps4 looks better than xbox one
ps4 looks better than any PS console yet
but ps4 and xbox one still both kinda look like hell

Rusty5151023d ago

I personally think the fat PS3 was the best looking. But If we're talking about different models too, I'd say the PS2 Slim wins best looking Sony console.